The last edition of the CIAJC took place from September 01 to 06, 2015, in the city of San Salvador, through seminars and meetings with lawyers from all countries that are members of FIAJC aimed at providing spiritual and professional growth for them. The next edition of the event, the XII CIAJC, is scheduled to take place from November 16 to 19, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at which time the new board of the Federation will be elected.

The National Meeting of Jurists Evangelicals (ENAJURE) is an event that brings together lawyers from all over Brazil, especially members of ANAJURE, and is part of the annual schedule of the entity. The first occurred in Paraíba, in 2013; The second in Mato Grosso in 2014; And the third in Goiás last year. The fourth edition will be in Rio de Janeiro and will take place in parallel with the XII INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION OF JURISTS CHRISTIANS - CIAJC.

Date: November 16 to 19, 2017

Venue: Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Mercure Niteroi Orizzonte Hotel
Street Engenheiro Velasco 321 - Gragoata
24.210-375 NITEROI - BRAZIL
Phone : (+55)21/27075700 - Fax : (+55)21/27075854

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Dr. Uziel Santana

President of the Inter-American Federation of Christian Jurists (FIAJC). Secretary of the IPPFoRB for Latin America. Coordinator of the Oxford Advanced Studies Program - IPPFoRB. President of the National Association of Christian Lawyers (ANAJURE). Professor of Law at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and Federal University of Sergipe. Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA-FD).

Arnaldo Godoy

Professor of General Theory at USP. Visiting Professor at the University of California-Berkeley (Law School). Professor Visiting Researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for European Law History- Frankfurt. Post-doctorate in Comparative Law at Boston University, Constitutional Law at PUC-RS and in Literature at UNB. Doctor and Master in Philosophy of Law and State by PUC-SP.

Brent McBurney

President of Advocates International.


Canciller de la Universidad Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Licenciatura y Maestría en Teología Sistemática y Hermenéutica por el Seminario Teológico de la Iglesia Episcopal Reformada / Seminario Teológico en Filadelfia y doctorado en Estudios Históricos y Teológicos Apologéticos en el Seminario Teológico de Westminster.


Graduated in Law from Teofilo Otoni Law School. Specialist in Public Law from Teofilo Otoni Law School; Master in Law from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais. Adjunct professor at the Catholic University of Minas Gerais. Member of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil.


Judge of the 1st Civil Chamber of the Court of Justice of the State of Rio de Janeiro. President of the National Association of Evangelical Magistrates - ANAMEL.


President of the International Council of the International Society for Human Rights. Ambassador for Human Rights and Executive Chairman of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance. He is also director of its International Institute for Religious Freedom (IRRF). PhD in Theology, Sociology and Anthropology. President of the Martin Bucer European Theological Seminary and Research Institutes


Chief counsel and executive director of ADF International. Supervises all of ADF International’s advocacy in the U.S. and internationally. He has served in several cases in the US Supreme Court


A passionate advocate for the right to religious freedom, Mervyn speaks at conferences and churches both in the UK and internationally. He is a member of the World Assemblies of God Religious Freedom Commission, Chairman of the Religious Liberty Partnership (an international network of organisations focused on religious liberty,) and is is a member of the Foreign Office Advisory Group on freedom of religion or belief. Mervyn has been Chief Executive since 1999, and was one of the founding members of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) over thirty years ago.


Doctor in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. Master in Law from Universitá degli Studi di Udini, Italy. University Professor. International consultant of ANAJURE


  • - The religious freedom as a principle of the Protestant Reformation
  • - Lessons from the Protestant Reformation for the Protection of Religious Minorities
  • - Refugees and religious freedom. His reflection in Latin America, a continent of immigrants
  • - Religious freedom in different national contexts (Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Cuba)
  • - Protestant Reform, Secularity and Tolerance
  • - Challenges to religious freedom


November 16, 2017

Reception of delegationss

Welcome dinner

Opening ceremony of XII CLAJC and 4º ENAJURE

November 17 and 18, 2017

Holding seminars on religious freedom

Presentation of reports on what has been done by each national association

Deliberation of the strategic plan for the next two years

November 19, 2017

Tourist program and return of delegations


Opción 1 / Habitação dupla: 450,00 USD

Opción 2 / Habitação tripla: 400,00 USD

This value includes:

Standard room

Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Coffee Break

* Traslado del aeropuerto al Mercure Hotel (ida y vuelta)
50,00 USD

* Programa Turistico
Programa Turistico + Transfer = 220,00 USD

* Charged separately